Share this entry

Lilienthal, Otto Line breaks: Otto Li¦lien|thal
Pronunciation: /ˈliːlɪəntɑːl/

Definition of Lilienthal, Otto in English:

( 1848–96), German pioneer in the design and flying of gliders. Working with his brother, he made over 2,000 flights in various gliders before being killed in a crash.

Definition of Lilienthal, Otto in:

Share this entry

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day fortissimo
Pronunciation: fɔːˈtɪsɪməʊ
adverb
(especially as a direction) very loud or loudly